Modalities

The Possible Nature of Freedom

Freedom penetrates our minds and heart with a great deal of variation. I am not concerned how Freedom serves our choice of ice cream flavors or for auto colors, rather to focus on the Nature of Freedom. Many concepts of Freedom exist, and we shall endeavor to touch…

Speak Your Mind

“We live in a culture that discourages empathy. A culture that too often tells us our principal goal in life is to be rich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained. “~Barrack Obama We are living in a world right now where the space of freedom is shrinking really…

New Directions: Dem Bones, Dem Bones

I recently read an article posted by Alan Cohen  – a wonderful life coach I have been following for many years through his books and articles.  This particular article started out by discussing a group of indigenous people who were relatively untouched by what we refer to as…

The Importance of Completion

Within the Creative Cycles lies completion. This hidden process serves as a key to our motivational process. Without this motivational element, nothing would eventually be done. Human civilization would come to a halt, or at least drag itself on, unless completion was an aspect of civilian life. It’s…

New Directions: Strategies for Peaceful Closure

Closure – sooner or later we all have a need to bring an end to something – but how do we best find a way that frees us from the emotional entanglement that keeps us stuck?  Closure only seems necessary when dealing with our difficult emotions about an…

Overcoming Disappointment

Bikundo Onyari Recently, I had a long phone conversation with a former student of mine.  She was struggling in her new business enterprise that was under two years old. She was having challenges, especially on getting enough clients to keep her business afloat. The solution in her mind…

New Directions: ALTERNATIVE TO PATIENCE

pa·tience ˈpāSHəns noun 1.the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. “You can find bargains if you have the patience to sift through the dross” I had to laugh when I saw the latest topic for our articles.  It brought vividly…

Row: On Patience

‘Calm and self controlled’, one of the synonyms for ‘patience’, might well describe me now, but I certainly have not always been that way. With an abusive husband/father, and four children to care for after my divorce, too many times I was anything but calm. My attitude toward…

Patience: Lesson in the Power of Acceptance

 “Patience is about discovering who you are, what you can stand and what you can’t stand” – Bkundo Onyari My niece who is in her first year in the university asked me an interesting question, whether I could be interested to acquire the services of someone who can…